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Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 1,500,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 global chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organisations like Google for Startups.

The cornerstone of our global community are our regular monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.

The Zurich chapter has been active since 2013, with 70+ events interviewing some of the most successful startup owners from Switzerland and abroad.

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Past Events

Global Conference 2021

Marc Hauser (erfolgswelle)

Aike & Maite (Luckabox)

Startup Grind Europe-Asia Connect

Dr. Elena Gross (KetoSwiss)

Dr. Tillmann Lang (Yova)

Cofounding The Right Way: Workshop by Jana Nevrlka

Angelyne Larcher (The LadyBoss & Swiss Entrepreneurs Magazine)

Fundraising in Times of Crisis: 8 Ways Start-up Founders can adjust to the “new normal”

Isabelle Siegrist (Sandborn)

Réginald Bien-Aimé (FuckUp Nights Switzerland)

Less Sweat More Impact - Pitching & Presentation Workshop

Wies Bratby (Women In Negotiation)

Virtual Event w/ Dominic Lüthi - Topic: Board of Directors for Startups

Laura Fontana (weSpace)

Cindy Spelt

Max Rheiner (Birdly)

Open Hub Day: Collaboration of Body & Mind

Christoph Birkholz (Impact Hub)

Cedric Waldburger (Essentialism)

Startup Grind Zurich goes to World XRForum

Séverine Chardonnens (IDUN Technologies)

Lea Miggiano (Carvolution)

Female founders’ month at Startup Grind Zurich

Nilson Kufus (Nomoko)

Eric Laudet (Batmaid)

Elmar Mock (The Swatchmaker)

Andrea Iervolino (TaTaTu)

Karina Storinggaard (think yellow)


Catarina Dahlin (dagsmejan)

Alex Pachikov (Sunflower Labs)

Franziska Iseli (Basic Bananas)

Cristina Riesen (We Are Play Lab)

Philipp Bolliger (Koubachi)

Johann Gevers (Monetas)

Rosmarie Michel, Entrepreneur & Advocate of Women in Business

Luiza Dobre (Komed Health)

Derek Andersen (Startup Grind + Bevy Labs)

Roger Dudler (Frontify)

Alan Frei (amorana)

Laurent Decrue (Movu)

Reto Lämmler (TestingTime)

Markus Bucheli (LikeMag)

Christina Kehl (SFS)

Lova Kremer (Why Not 3)

Daniel Gutenberg (VI Partners)

Kathrin Lehner (CoachFrog)

Max Wittrock (mymuesli)

Viktor Calabro (STAFF FINDER)

Rasmus Nutzhorn (Social Entrepreneur)

Pascal Babey (Archilogic)

Sunnie J. Groeneveld (Inspire 925)

Nicolas Durand (Abionic)

Pascal Meyer (QoQa.ch)

Ralph Rimet (Smartie.ch)

Robert Plantak & Ardian Gjeloshi (Crowdhouse.ch)

Carmen De la Cruz (Startup Attorney)

Sven Beichler (ChocoGreets)

Guy Kawasaki (Canva/Ex-Apple)

Valérie Vuillerat (Ginetta)

Mehdi Aminian (Jilion)

Steffen Wagner & Marc Bernegger (-)

Dorian Selz (Squirro)

Janina Woods (Ateo)

Francois Ruf (Netbreeze)

Alexander Mazzara (joiz TV)

Manuel Grenacher (Mila.com)

Mikko Alasaarela (Linko, Inc.)

Johannes Reck (GetYourGuide)


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